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 Love Kurgo Products? So do we!

 Our small team is growing fast! We’d love your help building better dog products.

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Named to the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017

 

Bring Your Dog to Work & Get Your Birthday Off…and other benefits

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Short and Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 10 Company-paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Your Birthday off
  • Summer hours
  • Bring Your Dog to Work

 


 Summer Internship - Video Production Intern

We are seeking a talented student with experience creating and editing video content to assist us in creating fun and engaging videos for the Kurgo brand for social media. This internship starts in May/June 2018 and continues for 12 weeks. Ability to work 32-40 hours per week required. All work must be done onsite in Salisbury, MA (about 50 minutes North of Boston). Compensation is $12/hour.

Responsibilities

  • Develop engaging themes and regular schedule of video postings for Kurgo’s Instagram Stories and Facebook channels, including fun, short lifestyle videos and more serious product demo videos

  • Take photos for Kurgo’s social media channels of dog-related content or at Kurgo events such as road races and pet festivals

  • Attend Kurgo events to document activities and fun for our fan base
  • Research topics and develop ideas for posting on Kurgo’s accounts for Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat and Twitter

  • Assist with social media management, such as replying to customer posts and messages

  • Collect performance data for videos and social media posts analyzing what works best

  • Research and write blog posts for the Kurgo blog and partner blogs on topics related to being active with your dog

  • Write edited video scripts, as needed

 Requirements

  • All work must be done onsite in Salisbury, MA unless attending a Kurgo event
  • Video or photography classes or experience required. Please provide samples of portfolio.
  • Experience with video editing software and photoshop
  • Do you know what a boomerang is? Do you know how to post to Instagram stories? Do you know how to use Snapchat? Then this might just be the role for you. If you don’t know, research before you interview. Be prepared to tell us which brand you think does a great job with social media, video, or photography
  • Comfortable being hands on and around dogs
  • Strong writing skills. Please provide writing sample – lifestyle blog posts or journalism pieces preferred, but class essays also accepted
  • Must be working towards Bachelor’s Degree or completed Bachelor’s Degree
  • Availability to work 32-40 hours per week

To apply please send resume and cover letter to marketing@kurgo.com    


 Summer Internship - Ecommerce Marketing Intern

We are seeking an analytical and detail-oriented person to assist our Ecommerce team in growing sales for online only accounts like Amazon, Chewy.com, and others. This internship starts in May/June 2018 and continues for 12 weeks. Ability to work 32-40 hours per week required. All work must be done onsite in Salisbury, MA (about 50 minutes North of Boston). Compensation is $12/hour.

Responsibilities

  • Optimize listings on websites that sell Kurgo product, including Amazon.com, Chewy.com, Auto Anything, Petco.com, and Petsmart.com. This includes updating product descriptions or making them SEO optimized as well as updating pricing, photos, videos, and infographics.
  • Conduct analysis of effectiveness and profitability of PPC advertising on Amazon.com
  • Update sales forecasts by month to monitor and manage inventory as well as identify areas of opportunity to grow sales
  • Keep Kurgo.com product listings updated and optimized to grow sales
  • Assist with any other Marketing projects that arise

 Requirements

  • All work must be done onsite in Salisbury, MA
  • Solid analytical skills with an aptitude for learning more. If you don't feel comfortable with arithmetic and algebra, this isn't the role for you.
  • Strong Excel skills. Must know basic functions like SUM, SUMIF, COUNTIF. Experience with advanced functions like pivot tables and VLOOKUP is preferred but can be taught.
  • Comfortable with technology. Are you the type of person who can 'figure it out' when using a new Microsoft program rather than taking classes
  • Extremely organized with attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be working towards Bachelor’s Degree or completed Bachelor’s Degree
  • Availability to work 32-40 hours per week

To apply please send resume and cover letter to marketing@kurgo.com 

   


 Summer Internship - Brand Marketing Internship

We are seeking an outgoing and enthusiastic dog lover to help with brand marketing efforts through social media, content marketing, and local events. Events are usually on the weekends, so the candidate must be available to work weekends during the entire internship.

The successful candidate must be outgoing and confident enough to attend events on their own and represent the Kurgo brand. They may have to set up and take down the Kurgo display on their own. The successful candidate will also have strong social media skills and ability to take photos and videos at events to post to Kurgo’s social channels. 

This internship starts in May/June 2018 and continues for 12 weeks. All work must be done onsite in Salisbury, MA (about 50 minutes North of Boston). Must be available 32-40 hours per week. Compensation is $12/hour.

Responsibilities

Event Planning/Execution

  • Research & identify events to connect with active dog owners that are consistent with the Kurgo brand strategy
  • Coordinate and manage the Kurgo Running Team, serving as their main contact person. Identify and register for road races appropriate for the team. Attend events with the team and create a team spirit and cohesion
  • Manage all logistics for events, such as event registration, putting together displays and products to bring to the event, pulling together giveaways and other marketing to be done at the event, organizing price tags & lists, scheduling staff, paying invoices, and any other details required.
  • Execute events including transporting event items, setting up displays, and breaking down displays
  • While at event, represent the Kurgo brand and engage with consumers getting them excited about the Kurgo Go Together lifestyle.
  • Answer product questions for consumers as well as size and fit dogs at the event for harnesses, backpacks and coats
  • Depending on the event, sell products at the event and meet sales goals. If the event does not have product to sell, gather as many email addresses from attendees as possible.
  • Create photos and videos that capture the Kurgo spirit at the events and post to social media to engage Kurgo fans
  • Report on event success, which could include the number of consumer interactions, the number of promo items handed out, product sales at event, number of emails collected and budget spent.

Content Development

  • Write blog posts for the Kurgo blog and partner blogs on topics related to being active with your dog
  • Take photos and short videos/boomerangs for Kurgo’s social media
  • Research topics and develop ideas for posting on Kurgo’s accounts for Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat and Twitter
  • Assist with social media management, such as replying to customer posts and messages

Requirements

  • Positive, high energy individual who connects well with consumers and is not shy to engage event attendees in learning more about Kurgo. Prior event or brand ambassador experience a plus.
  • Strong writing skills. Please provide writing sample – lifestyle blog posts or journalism pieces preferred, but class essays also accepted
  • Extremely organized with attention to detail
  • Video and photography experience a plus
  • Creative problem solver who can handle last minute glitches with grace
  • 1-2 years in a customer-facing role, such as retail, food service or hospitality preferred. Pet industry experience a plus.
  • Comfortable being hands on with dogs. Experience with a shelter, vet, pet retail store, dog walking/pet sitting or other pet business a plus.
  • Must be working towards Bachelor’s Degree or completed Bachelor’s Degree
  • Availability to work 32-40 hours per week

To apply please send resume and cover letter to marketing@kurgo.com 

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